Lawmakers are considering whether to change that law through a provision that could emerge soon for a final vote.

“We see farmers very interested in trying to diversify their crops,” said Sen. Adam Hinds, D-Pittsfield, who introduced a bill to change the law.

“This stands to be a profitable crop as well. It’s useful for the commonwealth and for farmers trying to make a living.”

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